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Maude Barlow: Water for Sale – How Trade and Investment Agreements Threaten Environmental Protection of Water and Promote the Commodification of the World’s Water

May 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Group of 78 Luncheon Speaker Series

Maude Barlow

 

Water for Sale: How Trade and Investment Agreements Threaten Environmental Protection of Water and Promote the Commodification of the World’s Water

 

Tuesday May 30, 2017

12:00 p.m.

 

Palais Imperial Restaurant,

311- 313 Dalhousie St., Ottawa

 

RESERVATIONS: Group78@group78.org  613-565-9449 ext. 22 by Friday, May 27, 2017, by 12:00 pm

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Maude will not only outline the threat of agreement like NAFTA and CETA to water but will put forward a way to protect water in trade deals.

Maude Barlow is the National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians and chairs the board of Washington-based Food and Water Watch. She serves on the executive of the Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature and is a Councillor with the Hamburg-based World Future Council.

Maude is the recipient of fourteen honorary doctorates as well as many awards, including the 2005 Right Livelihood Award (known as the “Alternative Nobel”), the 2005 Lannan Foundation Cultural Freedom Fellowship Award, the Citation of Lifetime Achievement at the 2008 Canadian Environment Awards, the 2009 Earth Day Canada Outstanding Environmental Achievement Award, the 2009 Planet in Focus Eco Hero Award, and the 2011 EarthCare Award, the highest international honour of the Sierra Club (US).

In 2008/2009, she served as Senior Advisor on Water to the 63rd President of the United Nations General Assembly and was a leader in the campaign to have water recognized as a human right by the UN. She is also the author of dozens of reports, as well as 18 books, including her latest, Boiling Point: Government Neglect, Corporate Abuse, and Canada’s Water Crisis.

You can also read:

MaudeBarlow,  Water for Sale: How Free Trade and Investment Agreements
Threaten Environmental Protection of Water and
Promote the Commodification of the World’s Water


$30 for luncheon and presentation (12:00 p.m.)

$5 for presentation only (arrive 12:45 p.m. coffee and tea will be available)

 RESERVATIONS: Group78@group78.org  613-565-9449 ext. 22 by Friday May 27, 2017 by 12:00 pm

Late registrations are welcome for presentation only.

Individuals who do not cancel their reservations at least 24 hours before the luncheon will be billed $30.

Details

Date:
May 30
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Website:
http://group78.org/programs/luncheons/2017-luncheon-series/

Venue

Palais Imperial Restaurant
311- 313 Dalhousie St.
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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Phone:
613-230-0860
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